Roads are icy in spots that saw accumulating snow yesterday. Allow yourself plenty of extra time this morning and dress warmly, as wind chills are in the single digits and teens for many. A second disturbance will bring another round of snow showers to the Front Range this afternoon and early evening. While not as heavy as yesterday, some additional light accumulations over the higher terrain will be possible, including Teller and Northern El Paso Counties. Highs in the 30s and 40s will feel colder when factoring a blustery northwest wind. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
In the wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire, city leaders are taking steps to prevent that type of devastation from ever happening again.
Colorado Springs City Council gave preliminary approval to fire code changes, requiring homes in the foothills to be more fire resistant.
The city fire marshal says if those codes had been stricter before the Waldo Canyon Fire, hundreds of homes might still be standing.
The new codes would make homes in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood more fire resistant when they are rebuilt.
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